Chennai Hyderabad April 19, 20 Highlights: Active cases in TN cross 75K as cases continue to rise across state
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News April 19, 20 Highlights: According to a bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu, 2,12,99,220 samples from the state have been tested till date.
People queue up outside a vaccination centre in Chennai on Thursday. (Express Photo: Janardhan Koushik)
Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus News April 19, 20 Highlights: Tamil Nadu recorded 10,941 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 10,02,392. Among these, Chennai reported 3347 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,86,569. The state recorded 44 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 13,157. Forty of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. A total of 6172 patients were discharged following treatment, taking the total number of recoveries to 9,14,119.
As of Monday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 75,116. Till date, 6,05,147 males, 3,97,209 females and 36 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.
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A restaurant in Chennai was asked to shut down on the very day it opened for the first time following reports that Covid norms were being violated and the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the Tamil Nadu government to tackle the pandemic was not being adhered to.
Actor Mansoor Ali Khan Monday filed a bail application before a sessions court in Chennai after the BJP filed a complaint against the actor. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday submitted a complaint to the Police Commissioner against Tamil actor Mansoor Ali Khan for allegedly spreading false information regarding Covid-19 and linking actor Vivek’s death to the coronavirus vaccine.
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